Welcome to the Stalag VIII-B discussion board. My father was imprisoned in this camp and is still alive today. After surviving an air crash in a Wellington bomber on a mountain during a blizzard, see www.buckdenpike.co.uk, he was then shot out of his plane some months later on a bombing raid over Germany and ended up as a PoW at Stalag VIII-B. He nearly died on the appalling Lamsdorf Death March. These events have inspired me to set this board up.

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Regards, Richard Fusniak (Fuzzy) .... 11 Nov 2000

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